HSE News from the Health and Safety Executive UK

  • ULDs Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – HSL Buxton, 22 July 2015

    3 Jul 2015, 1:00 pm
    This course will equip you with the knowledge to use the ART tool to help recognise, assess, and reduce upper limb disorder risks in your organisation.
  • Manual Handling for Assessors – HSL Buxton, 21 July 2015

    3 Jul 2015, 10:00 am
    This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.
  • Demolition firm fined after worker lost his life

    2 Jul 2015, 12:00 pm
    Building contractor, Euro Dismantling Solutions Limited was fined for safety failings after a man lost his life during demolition works.
  • Welders – protect yourself from the causes of asthma

    2 Jul 2015, 9:00 am
    Welders suffer one of the highest rates of occupational asthma. This supplementary guidance includes top tips, advice and case studies on how to protect yourself in the workplace.
  • Window firm fined for safety failings

    1 Jul 2015, 2:00 pm
    The unsatisfactory approach to workers’ safety shown by a north east London firm led to a young employee having a thumb and three fingers severed, a court has heard.
  • RR1054 – Evaluation of trends in RIDDOR reportable injury data reported to HSE by dutyholders pre-and post-change to over-7-day reporting

    1 Jul 2015, 10:00 am
    HSE commissioned a statistical study to look into the accuracy and extent of the information reported to HSE by employers via RIDDOR. The statistics generated by HSE on employer-reported workplace injuries are used extensively across HSE, local ...
  • HSG279 – Making paper safely: Managing safety in the papermaking process

    1 Jul 2015, 9:15 am
    This guidance is for managers and users of paper and tissue manufacturing machinery. It provides practical guidance to manage the risks on papermaking machinery and describes the law that applies. This edition updates references to legislation and links ...
  • Fatal injury statistics – summary for 2014/15

    1 Jul 2015, 9:00 am
    Provisional statistics on fatal injuries in the workplace in Great Britain 2015 – full-year details and technical notes.
  • HSE releases annual workplace fatalities

    1 Jul 2015, 8:30 am
    Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces shows small change from previous years, sustaining a long term trend that has seen the rate of fatalities more than halve over the last 20 years.
  • Leeds firm in court after worker hit by crane

    30 Jun 2015, 5:00 pm
    A metal finishing company has been fined after a worker was seriously injured.
  • Behaviour Change – Maintaining Your Approach Using Observation – HSL Buxton, 8 July 2015

    30 Jun 2015, 2:00 pm
    This interactive course is designed to overcome the common pitfalls encountered when implementing behavioural observation programmes.
  • ‘Dust hub’ microsite launched

    30 Jun 2015, 12:30 pm
    This site provides information to help employers control exposure to dust in the workplace. You can find guidance on health and safety issues related to dust and answers to some frequently asked questions.
  • HSE jobs – Senior Engineer: Control & Instrumentation, HSL

    30 Jun 2015, 12:00 pm
    You will contribute technically to the areas of electrical, electronic and instrumentation systems, functional safety, reliability and associated risk assessments for both HSE and industry in the prevention and control of major hazards.
  • RR1047 – Injecting hydrogen into the gas network – a literature search

    30 Jun 2015, 8:00 am
    This report will allow HSE to regulate effectively by pulling together scientific and engineering knowledge regarding the hazards of conveying hydrogen/methane mixtures in network pipes and its use in consumer appliances, into a single ...
  • HSG251 – Fumigation: Health and safety guidance for employers and technicians carrying out fumigation operations (2nd edition)

    29 Jun 2015, 2:10 pm
    This guidance outlines the real risks and describes the law that applies to fumigation operations. This edition updates references to legislation and links to further guidance. It also gives a clearer explanation of what action to take and why.